Category: INPI

Is it possible to register trademarks with the term “Cannabis” or “Marijuana”?

In Argentina trademarks containing the terms or references to “cannabis”, “marijuana”, “CBD” or a “cannabis leaf image”, are registrable, especially for cannabis plant and its derivatives for medicinal goods — according to most recent modifications introduced by Law N° 27.350 and Regulation‑, but in the last few years, the Trademark Office has also allowed registrations […]Continue reading

The INPI has issued certain Criteria for the Proceeding of Rectifications and Waivers

The Argentine Trademark Office (“INPI”) established, through Disposition 195/2021, certain criteria for rectifications and waivers proceedings within the framework of the trademark registration procedures. Among other issues, it provides that:  It shall be valid for foreign trademark owners ‑and therefore will not be subject to ratification- indicating an alternative way of being known within business […]Continue reading

Shirly Galante published an article on challenges and strategies for the new trademark opposition resolution procedure in Argentina

Our Associate, Shirly Galante, published an article in the IPTango Blog, specialized in Intellectual Property Law and Practice in Latin America. In this article she summarizes some of the challenges and strategies in relation to the procedure for trademark oppositions before the Argentine Trademark Office (INPI), which was modified in 2018. Among other issues, Shirly, highlights […]Continue reading

Digital Certificates for Priority Documents, Patents and Utility Models

The Argentine Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) moves forward digitalization by providing under Resolution INPI 168/2020 issued on October 19, 2020 that from October 21st, 2020, certificates of patents for inventions and utility models, such as priority documents and certificates on the status of patents and utility models, will be signed and issued only digitally. […]Continue reading

CHANGES IN THE RULES REGULATING THE PROFESSION OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY AGENTS

Resolution 201/2019 of the National Institute of Industrial Property of August 16, 2019, published in the Argentinean Trademark Bulletin No. 4844 of August 21, 2019, introduced a series of modifications to Resolution 101/2006 regulating the profession of Industrial Property Agents. The main changes are the following: Requirements to obtain registration (Article 2) It was specified […]Continue reading

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